The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club is open to the public.
It serves the greater Estes valley and nearby cities.
Memberships, currently $75, are sold on an annual basis.
At present, there are 298 members of a 600 member cap.
See the above link for more information on becoming a member.
The Outdoor Range, is located in Noel's Draw off of U.S. Highway 34,
about 3.5 miles East of the Olympus Dam, on the right just past mile marker 68.
The range is open to Members and their guests only unless a Public Event is scheduled.
Access is through a combination locked gate. The range offers pistol, rifle and archery venues. Safety protocol and range officer duties are self-managed by members while they use the range. Click here for a Map. Outdoor range rules/instructions are here.
The Indoor Range, is located at the corner of U.S. Highway
36 & Community Drive, next to the Estes Park Dog Park.
Click here for a Map. The range has seven 50 foot long shooting lanes.
Shooting is allowed for Archery, Centerfire Pistol, & Rimfire Pistol or Rifle. The Indoor Range is open to Club Members and the public. A daily fee is charged for indoor range use.
The hours for the Indoor Range are listed below:
- Archery - Tuesday Evenings
7:00 PM -8:00 PM
- Shooting - Wednesday Evenings
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Shooting - Thursday Evenings
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
- Shooting - Friday evenings 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Shooting - First Tuesday of the Month - Defensive Pistol Skills Review 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Please come join us!
Note: Usually there are more open stations Wednesday evenings.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation maintains a list of states whose CCW permits are recognized by Colorado.
To see which states recognize your Colorado CCW permit, see USA Carry Maps.
The fine print: Permits WILL be required for travel from Loveland.
On Monday, October 2nd, members outside of Estes Park will need to use US 36 to Mall Road and down 3.5 miles on US 34 to the Outdoor Range. Members in Glen Haven will need to travel Larimer County road 43 to Estes Park, then down US 34. After December, the Club and CDOT/Kiewit will review the plan for future checkpoints.
See Club Calendar or "Range Clean-up Days" tab for more info.
See Club Calendar (under Club Information) for times.
Trap Range photo
This is a earlier cool, refreshing photo of the Noels Draw Road gate for the Common Point Range.
The gate is open for the Public Shooting Day.
August 15, 2017 – Gun Club Patches now Available
These sew-on patches are 2.5" x 1.75" and 3.5" x 2.5".
Available at Public Shoot days
or with payment enclosed, number of each desired to:
Estes Park Gun and Archery Club
P.O. Box 982
Estes Park, CO 80517-0982.
August 14, 2017 – Please pick up your brass. When finished shooting, please collect your brass and deposit in buckets provided.
Each year, the club recycles brass netting over $400 that helps you and your club.
August 1, 2017 – Trap Shooting Info click here.
July 12, 2017 – Fire Restrictions Update (8/17) Larimer County is no longer on FIRE RESTRICTION.
As fire restrictions are still in place for Boulder mountain county areas, being extra cautious when outdoors is prudent.
Note: In Boulder county, the shooting or discharge of firearms is PROHIBITED during this Stage 1 fire restriction.
See Colorado Department of Public Safety for the latest information about our area.
September 1, 2017 – 2017 September Newsletter click here.
January 8, 2017 – To see a chart of the Indoor Range usage for 2016, click here.
Through July, 2017 – To see the chart of Indoor Range usage, click here.
– Target shooting in the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests, and the Pawnee National Grassland.
– Canyon Lakes Ranger District areas to target shoot or sight-in rifles.
The indoor range is open on the first Tuesday night of each month from 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM for a Defensive Handgun Skills Review.
This is not an "open range" or class per se, rather an instructor-lead skills review and practice for those who have had intermediate or advanced pistol training and have all of the required equipment.
For further information contact Jim Boyd at 970-481-4279 or Jim Boyd email.
January 19, 2017
President, Sharyn Gartner
1st Vice President, William (Bill) Conger
Interim 2nd Vice President, Douglas Tabor
Secretary, William (Bill) Howell
Treasurer, STILL OPEN
On February 22, 2010, a new law took effect that applied state firearms laws to national parks and wildlife refuges across America. Click here for more information